Celebrating over 30 years as an arts organization.

The Center hosts readings, workshops, lectures, and publishes a variety of poetry publications. SPC is located in the R25 Arts Complex located on the corner of R & 25th Streets in midtown Sacramento.

Sacramento Poetry Center memberships support a variety of local poetry programs, publications, readings, and events. Members receive a free subscription to Tule Review and Poetry Now. Please send your check for $30 or more to SPC, 1719 25th St., Sacramento, CA 95816. Fixed incomes are $15.

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Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Poets Laureate Conference 2008

2008 Poets Laureate Conference

Al Young with accompanist, Dan Robbins, at the opening festivities

Julia Connor

Jack Hirschman

Sandra Wade

Carolyn Wing Greenlee

Diane Lando

Mary Rudge

Sam Pierstorff

Connie Post

Martha Meltzer

Garland Thompson

Rod Clark

Geri DiGiorno

Al Young delivering his address "Line Breaks and Tax Breaks" on Thursday Morning

Thanks to all participating poets laureate: Al Young [California], Sandra Wade [Lake County], Mary McMillan [Lake County], Dorothy Lee Hansen [Napa County], Meredith Laskow [Placentia Library District], Geri DiGiorno [Sonoma County], Mary Rudge [Alameda], Joel Fallon [Benicia], Diane Lando [Brentwood], Ruth Blakeney [Crockett], Chip Wendt [Healdsburg], Connie Post [Livermore], Sam Pierstorff [Modesto], Rod Clark [Pacifica], Garland Thompson [Pacific Grove], Martha Meltzner [Pleasonton], Fionna Perkins [Point Arena], Julia Connor [Sacramento], Dian Sousa [San Luis Obispo], Jack Hirschman [San Francisco], Patricia Perry [San Ramon], Perie Longo [Santa Barbara], Ursula Gibson [Sunland-Tujunga], David Smith-Ferri [Ukiah].

All photos courtesy of Rebecca Morrison

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